The Talk of Connecticut
 
Show Rundown for Friday, August 5, 2016
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Dr. MANNY ALVAREZ (Medical Contributor and Senior Managing Editor for FOX Health News) With the summer mosquito season reaching its peak in the U.S., the Zika virus has become a threat. While the symptoms may be minor for most, they can be devastating for some and no one is immune. Fox News correspondents report from Africa where the disease was first discovered over 60 years ago and from Brazil where last year's outbreak has now spread throughout South and Central America and the Caribbean. Now, there is concern that athletes and spectators returning from the Rio Olympics will bring the virus into the U.S.

Arts Across Connecticut with DOUG EVANS Doug was back on to bring the latest update about shows on the Broadway stage as well as shows happening on local CT stages.

Fox News Radio's SIMON OWEN (Live from London) An American woman was killed and five other people injured in a stabbing attack in London’s Russell Square by a Norwegian man of Somali origin who was arrested after the incident, authorities said. The investigation “increasingly points to this tragic incident as having been triggered by mental-health issues,” Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said.

DELAINE FARIS (Addiction specialist with Addiction Recovery Associates) A new study has shown that electronic cigarettes contain two cancer-causing chemicals not originally discovered. The chemicals, proplene glycol (a respiratory and eye irritant) and glycerin (an eye, skin and respiratory irritant) were among 29 other chemicals released, but those two are known as "probable carcinogens" by Federal Health Officials. These chemicals are what cause the smoke like vapor to come from the device.

DEANA MARTIN, TONY LoBIANCO and Enfield Police Chief CARL SFERRAZZA LIVE IN THE TALK OF CONNECTICUT STUDIO Annual Italian Feast is going on Friday, August 5th thru Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 93 Park Ave in Enfield. to get more information about the feast visit The Lady of Mt. Carmel.

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